Mental Health and Brain Disorders

European Parliament Interest Group on Mental health, Well being and Brain Disorders
in cooperation with the European Brain Council

Thursday 22 September 2011

Mental Health and Brain Disorders


Chairs:     Nessa Childers MEP, Marian Harkin MEP,  Jean Lambert MEP & Antonyia Parvanova MEP

Welcome and introduction

Key note speech:
The evolution of the science of the brain versus the evolution of the science of mental health – parallels and diversions
Anton Grech, Senior Lecturer, University of Malta
IG 20110922 Grech

The EU, mental health and brain disorders: next steps
Jurgen Scheftlein, European Commission, DG SANCO
Kevin McCarthy, European Commission, DG Research (tbc)

The ‘Meeting of minds’ project
Tinne Vandensande, Fondation Roi Baudouin
IG 20110922 MoM

Dolores Gauci, President GAMIAN-Europe
Mary Baker, President European Brain Council

Open discussion

Conclusions and close

Full report of IG meeting : Report IG 20110922:

Follow up: IG 20110922 PQ


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